Yearbook of the United Nations, Volume 43 (1989)


Fully indexed, the 1989 edition of the Yearbook is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference publication about the work of the United Nations, other international organizations and related bodies. The book is designed not just for use by diplomats, officials and scholars but also by other researchers, writers, journalists, teachers and students.
This volume of the Yearbook details the activities of the United Nations, its many organs, agencies and programmes, working together to rekindle a new form of multilateral cooperation for a better world. It records the diverse and globe-encompassing activities of the United Nations and its enduring efforts to deal with the world's pressing concerns, particularly matters of international peace and security, disarmament, human rights, the settlement of regional conflicts, economic and social development, the preservation of the environment, control of drugs and narcotic substance abuse, crime prevention, adequate shelter, youth and the ageing and humanitarian assistance for refugees as well as disaster relief.

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Foreword by Secretary-General Kofi Annan. About the 1989 Edition of the Yearbook. Abbreviations. Explanatory Note. Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization. Part One: Political and Security Questions. I. International Peace and Security. II. Disarmament. III. Peacful Uses of Outer Space. IV. Other Political Questions. Part Two: Regional Questions. I. Africa. II. Americas. III. Asia and the Pacific. VI. Middle East. V. Regional Economic and Social Activities. Part Three: Economic and Social Questions. I. Development Policy and International Economic Cooperation. II. Operational Activities for Development. III. Economic Assistance, Disasters and Emergency Relief. IV. International Trade, Finance and Transport. V. Transnational Corporations. VI. Natural Resources, Energy and Cartography. VII. Science and Technology. VIII. Environment. IX. Population and Human Settlements. X. Human Rights. XI. Health, Food and Nutrition. XII. Human Resources, Social and Cultural Development. XIII. Women. XIV. Children, Youth and Ageing Persons. XV. Refugees and Displaced Persons. XVI. Drugs of Abuse. XVII. Statistics. XVIII. Institutional Arrangements. Part Four: Trusteeship and Decolonization. I. Questions Relating to Decolonization. II. International Trusteeship System. III. Namibia. Part Five: Legal Questions. I. International Court of Justice. II. Legal Aspects of International Political Relations. III. States and International Law. IV. Law of the Sea. V. Other Legal Questions. Part Six: Administrative and Budgetary Questions. I. United Nations Financing and Programming. II. United Nations Staff. III. Other Administrative and Management Questions. Part Seven: Intergovernmental Organizations Related to the United Nations. I. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). II. International Labour Organization (ILO). III. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). IV. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). V. World Health Organization (WHO). VI. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank). VII. International Finance Corporation (IFC). VIII. International Development Association (IDA). IX. International Monetary Fund (IMF). X. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). XI. Universal Postal Union (UPU). XII. International Telecommunication Union (ITU). XIII. World Meteorological Organization (WMO). XIV. International Maritime Organization (IMO). XV. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). XVI. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). XVII. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). XVIII. Interim Commission of the International Trade Organization (ICITO) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Appendices: I. Roster of the United Nations. II. Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice. III. Structure of the United Nations. IV. Agendas of the United Nations Principal Organs in 1995. V. United Nations Information Centres and Services. Indexes: Using the Subject Index. Subject Index. Index of Resolutions and Decisions. How to Obtain Volumes of the Yearbook.